Definition of Allopatry in English :

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Allopatry meaning in English

Meaning of Allopatry in English

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1. allopatry

the occurrence of related organisms in separate geographical areas with no overlap

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see synonyms of allopatry
the condition of existing in areas that are geographically separated from one another; esp the condition of genetically similar species which cannot interbreed because of this geographical separation

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see synonyms of allopatry
1. Occupying separate, nonoverlapping geographic areas. Used of organisms, especially populations of the same or closely related species.
2. Occurring among populations having such a distribution: allopatric speciation.

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